Likes Likes:  62
Page 1 of 5 123 ... LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 42

Thread: Enigmatic Ebay Tale

  1. #1

    Enigmatic Ebay Tale

    http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Wristwatch...vip=true&rt=nc

    Vintage man's watch. Made by Smiths. Doesn't work needs a new battery.
















  2. #2
    Member scottjc's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2014
    Location
    Shropshire, UK
    Posts
    2,724
    I always love the "needs a new battery" line...
    If the supply of ETA movement parts affects you please complete this survey:
    https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/swiss_watches

  3. Likes JAGtime, Henry Krinkle liked this post
  4. #3
    Adjusted in 6 positions tempocalypse's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2014
    Location
    Maldives
    Posts
    1,274
    Quote Originally Posted by Matt View Post




    Haha, most excellent! That round bit on the right... thats where the battery goes right?
    Watch centric instagram: @tempocalypse

  5. Likes JAGtime liked this post
  6. #4
    Quote Originally Posted by tempocalypse View Post
    Haha, most excellent! That round bit on the right... thats where the battery goes right?
    Well I took it out, cleaned the jewels and oiled the pivots and put it back in and miraculously the watch started working, so it must have had some charge left in it.

  7. Likes tempocalypse, scottjc, CFR liked this post
  8. #5
    Very nice Smiths DeLuxe.
    Olma, Oris, Vostok, Casio, Smiths, Luch, Elgin, Fossil, Orient

    IWL DIY, Restorations and Mods subforum

  9. #6

  10. #7
    wind-up merchant OhDark30's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2014
    Location
    UK
    Posts
    4,083

    Enigmatic Ebay Tale

    Oh nice score, Matt, very nice indeed!
    What a barg!
    It's the final countdown! PM me before they're all gone!

  11. #8
    I've been doing a lot of spring cleaning today, and if you like I could just give that dial there a quick scrub, yeah.....?

  12. Likes scottjc liked this post
  13. #9
    Member CamB's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2014
    Location
    Down Under
    Posts
    1,933
    Great pick up indeed!
    Regards Cam

    Watches
    Omega Speedmaster 3510.50, Oris 1965 Diver, Tissot Visodate, Helson Blackbeard, Seiko PADI Turtle, Tag Heuer F1

  14. #10
    Moderator gnuyork's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2014
    Location
    Marietta, GA
    Posts
    5,007
    Wow nice score.

  15. Likes iyonk liked this post

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
About Us
We are an independent and wide-ranging forum for watch enthusiasts. From mainspring to microchip, from Europe to Asia, from micro-brand to boutique - we cover it all. Novice or expert, we want you to feel at home. Whether it's asking a simple question or contributing to the fund of horological knowledge, it's all the same hobby. Or, if you like, you can just show us a picture of your new watch. We'll provide the welcoming and courteous environment, the rest is up to you!
Join us